Place of Birth: Mogadishu, Somalia
Date of Birth: 31 December, 1979
Zahra Bani is a Somali-Italian javelin thrower. She was born in Mogadishu, Somalia, to an Italian father and a Somali mother. In 1989, she moved to Torino, Italy, with her family and started playing volleyball.
Her father, Giuseppe Bani, is from Livorno, Tuscany.